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Britain`s National Gallery buys its first American painting

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 04:11

The National Gallery in London has bought its first ever painting by a U.S. Artist, `Men of the Docks` by George Bellows, departing from its previous policy of acquiring only paintings by artists working in Western Europe.

Paintings by Guatemalan master stolen from church

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 04:05

Six religious paintings by Guatemala`s most important 18th century painter, Tomas Merlo, have been stolen from a church in the city of Antigua, culture ministry officials said Friday.

US returns Polish painting stolen by Nazis

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 01:45

A painting by Johann Conrad Seekatz stolen from a Warsaw museum by the Nazis during World War II has been handed back to Poland, US authorities said Thursday.

Pissarro and Picasso records broken at London sale

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 04:41

A Paris street scene painted by Camille Pissarro sold for USD 32.1 million at a London sale, almost five times the previous record for the Impressionist master at auction.